High jinx are professional speciality act with a wide range of exciting visual live family entertainment including Magic, illusion, juggling, unicycling, escapology, stilt walking and much much more!
Michael Jordan was introduced to magic when he was just 7 years old. He would visit his grandparents where his granddad Barry would share with him a different magic trick each week but would never reveal how the effect was achieved, this fuelled Michael’s interest in the art of magic.
One Christmas morning an excited Michael opened his presents to find his very own Paul Daniels magic set. The rest is History.
In 2007 High Jinx was established by Michael and his sister Siobhan culminating in them being the youngest act to win the coveted British Ring Shield for most entertaining act at the International Brotherhood of Magicians annual convention.
This gave them the opportunity to hone their act in holiday parks and venues across the UK.
In 2011 Siobhan decided to leave the act and Michael recruited dancer Tamsyn Sear.
Together they appeared on the hit TV show “Penn and Teller Fool Us” which lead on to some amazing opportunities including theatre tours, pantomimes, corporate events and their very own summer season production at the Blackpool Pleasure beach which ran for 3 consecutive years. Before moving the show to the Viva entertainment venue for 5 years and the to the World Famous Blackpool Tower Circus in 2020.
Michael and his High Jinx team are proud to have created magical experiences for family’s around the world from Blackpool to The Happy Valley theme park in China.
While all the time working on new ideas to develop Michael as the all round entertainer. In 2011 Michael took the show a stage further adding his assistant Tamsyn and the High Jinx Dancers. He produced and directed the show in Blackpool and has had great acclaim with many hugely successful summer seasons, including three years at the world famous Home of Magic The Horseshoe Show Bar at Blackpool Pleasure Beach followed by four years at Viva Cabaret in Blackpool. Playing to packed house's every night. The show also tours with Europe's biggest Magic Festival international de Magic" around Europe and as far away as Reunion. In 2016 High Jinx got rave reviews and caused a hit at the Edinburgh Festival.
Michael has had numerous TV appearances on TV performing on shows such as Penn and Teller "FOOL US", Blue Peter & Tricky TV with Stephen Mulhern.
Michael also performs regularly as a specialist extra and advisor on TV shows and films such as "Hollyoaks", "Emmerdale", "Shameless", "A street cat named Bob" and "Horrible Histories" in the pipeline Michael is also working on his own Television series. Michael hires illusions and props to various Pantomimes and TV shows such as Strictly Come Dancing For the BBC and Britain's got Talent for ITV.
Michael was invited to perform at St James's Palace for HRH Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall For The Not Forgotten Association annual Christmas Party, and for 3 years starred in the Royal International Horse Show Finale at Olympia directed by Dougie Squires OBE MVO.
Michael's High Jinx show has appeared in many corporate performances In Henley on Thames and with great success for Visit Britain at Westminster Abbey's Church Yard. With an astute imagination Michael is always working and creating new ideas as the show grows and develops year by year.
The High Jinx show is for all ages full of fun, laughter and astounding Magic and illusions, so sit back relax and witness Mr Entertainer himself in Michael Jordan’s High Jinx Show.